All incoming exchange students in the framework of the exchange programmes in the field of law, as well as free movers (fee paying), are placed in the Exchange Programme in Law.
The following students are exempted from the above-mentioned test requirements:
Exchange students are required to submit their application for before either 15 October (Spring semester) or 1 May (Fall semester), depending on the semester chosen. Applicants need to enclose a university transcript (list of completed courses, grades and ECTS credits) with the application form as well as proof of their English proficiency.
It is preferable to have the home university send the transcript. When the applicant is not a student from one of our partner universities, he or she must enclose one letter of reference by a qualified person, preferably academic staff.
Exchange students from our partner universities do not have to pay a tuition fee to the University of Amsterdam. They pay their regular fees to their home university.
Students from all other universities (free movers) pay a tuition fee of 6,000 per semester. The tuition fee covers tuition, orientation and transcript processing. You will need approximately another €400 per semester for study materials.
The fee should be transferred to the following account:
Account no. 22.214.171.1242
IBAN no: NL69DEUT0509095402
University of Amsterdam/Faculty of Law
1012 WX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Indicating: Tuition fee Exchange Programme in Law, WBS C 2110.0010
The tuition fee should be paid before the start of classes in the relevant semester. Please note that students cannot be accepted into the programme if their payment has not been received by then.
Please check the bank transfer and send a copy of the transfer form as proof of payment to the International Office of the Amsterdam Law School. If you make cash payments, please make sure to keep your receipt and hand in a copy to the International Office.
The International Office of the Amsterdam Law School (ALS) confirms the receipt of nominations and applications within two weeks. Accepted exchange students receive regular information letters by email. Students who do not receive confirmation need to contact the ALS International Office.
After the enrolment at the faculty, the ALS International Office forwards the details of all exchange students to the central UvA administration at Student Services. From them exchange students receive the UvA student number and e-mail with the UvA-net ID to finalize enrolment at the UvA and, if applicable, start the visa procedure. Exchange students also receive the digital UvA Start Magazine and Start Newsletters.
The University of Amsterdam collaborates with several housing corporations which have student flats for international students in various parts of Amsterdam. There are a limited number of rooms, so apply early! Exchange students receive information on the registration for accommodation from the International Office.